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live from las vegas fox5 news at 6 starts now. a compromise or a demand? the amount of money it will take to bring sheldon adelson and the sands corporation to the table... in plans to bring a stadium to las vegas.
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surveillance video is the latest hope in the search for one woman's killer. what it shows about what she was doing and who she was with the night before she was found dead. and a large fire overnight destroys a building near the strip-- but it's what was inside that was so precious to local kids dealing with autism. this is fox5 news at 6. local. las vegas a local charity that helps kids with autism-- and their families -- is starting from scratch tonight after a fire ripped building before dawn. i'm john huck. i'm christine maddela. the warehouse belonged to the people's autism foundation and was filled with school supplies ready to be given to students struggling with the disorder. fox5's eric hilt talked with the charity's directors -- and has a look at the damage. directors here at the people's autism foundation say the building and everything inside is a complete loss... but that doesn't
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stopping with their mission. piles of burnt backpacks and charred clothes... all that's left after months of work -- went up in flames. fire nats "you work so hard to help so many children around the valley and to come and in one second have it be gone." the people's autism foundation had collected hundreds of backpacks, school supplies, and clothes all as part of it's annual back to school drive. workers were in delivering the supplies to families of children with autism when the fire broke out. "all the hours that i put in at night, it was worth it to see those children faces light up, they come here, their parents can get the resources they need, and now its starting from square one" next door, workers another non-profit -- mondays dark -- rushed to make sure their building was safe. "firemen all over the place, water everywhere, the flames were i think 30 forty feet high" the organizations uses its building
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space to hold fundraisers for non-profits -- but now it's one of the many groups reaching out and hoping to help the people's autism foundation recover. "we've already started collecting school supplies and things that they lost in this fire...the space is going to be an amazing community center and we're obviously going to partner with them immediately to help them get back on their feet" "im so thankful for all the community - everything that they do for us. we try so hard to partner with them, and now they're helping us" ...and helping the charity continue it's misison. "school still starts on monday for these kids. i cant just be like oh well our foundation burned down no backpacks, school we're going to stay positive...we're going to keep our faith and keep helping as many children as we can, as many families as we can." you can drop of donations here at mondays dark tomorrow during business hours. directors at the people's autism foundation say the best way to directly help them in time for the start of school is with cash donations. you can do that on their website -- and you can find a link there in this story on fox5 vegas dot com.
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investigators are still trying to figure out what sparked the fire, but say it started in the back of the building near an office. newly released surveillance video hopes to shed more light on what led to the death of a woman whose body was found at lake mead. metro police are looking for a man they call a person of interest-- who was with kathleen before she was found dead. he was seen at her home-- and on this surveillance video with her-- near sierra vista and paradise. he drives an s-u-v also seen.. but it's hard to see the make and model. the 61-year-old was found last month at a beak in the lake mead national recreation area. the coroner said she had been stabbed. 750-million dollar
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sands corporation are demanding the county to contribute-- in order to bring a stadium to las vegas. the gaming company laid out its proposal to an advisory committee today-- saying it's all-- or nothing... and the decision needs to be made quickly. fox5's peter dawson breaks down the finances- -and the final two possible locations. the favorite... off the 15 and russell. the tourism infrastructure committee met once again, today's heavy topic included public funds in the form of a room tax down proposed stadium locations. robert goldstein pres. & coo, sand corporation "bein on the strip ... russell road works as well." cashman field site is now more or less off the table. a strip presence and access to the airport as well as the lure of secondary businesses to the surrounding areas were the key factors. unlv is a top concern, they too will benefit and the sand corp made that very clear. "the sooner ... face of unlv football for ever." all benefits aside it comes down to funds. sand corp need a commitment
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form of a room tax hike of .88%. the committee is thinking of a .7% increase. without the full $750 million dollar commitment the adelson family will walk away from this deal. "we can't pretend, sheldon is at 750, he's never changed his mind. he's happy to walk away and say i tried my best." andy abbound sands corporation "it term of the room tax ... paid for by tourist." the sntic doesn't have final say they are only an advisory committee. a decision to proceed with the stadium will be kicked up to carson city where governor sandoval will have to call a specia robert goldstein stresses urgency. any delay will jeopardize negotiations with the nfl, raiders and the adelsons. robert goldstein pres. & coo, sand corporation "we've come a long way ... time is of the essence." steve sisolak clark county commission chair "ultimately they ... expect an answer." peter dawson fox 5 news local las
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be built... will it be home to the las vegas raiders? according to forbes... that's the name the raiders filed trademark applications with the u-s patent and trademark officef for. these filings will cover a variety of performances, fan clubs, competitions, and souvineers. the trademark filing doesn't mean the move is official. the san diego chargers applied for the mark "l-a chargers"... but they are still in san diego. and from
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hockey now-- nhl las vegas owner bill foley confirmed the "nighthawks", the "red hawks" and "the desert hawks" were registered by the team. but according to "detroit hockey- dot-net"... three domains were privately registered, and they contained the name "las vegas desert knights." the team has not confirmed any name. more than four million people went in and out of mccarran in july. the latest numbers mark another month of steady growth for las vegas' ai the amount of travelers so far this year is up more than five percent from the same time last year. overall numbers were trending higher for both domestic and international flights. let's check in with fox five's chief meteorlogist ted pretty with a look at the forecast. still on the hazy side with a few passing clouds over
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winds will relax later tonight with overnight low temperatures in the upper 70s. after triple digit temperatures the past couple days, we're going into the weekend with highs in the 90s. some more moisture will be around friday and saturday, so we will have the chance of some afternoon and evening thunderstorms around southern nevada both days. the best chae be east of the valley and over our local mountains. sunday will stay dry with high temperatures pushing 100 degrees again. skies will be mostly sunny on the first day of school for ccsd students. the forecast high temperature is 103 degrees.
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parks service turned 100 years old today fox5's abby theodros spent the day at one of them- she joins us live from lake mead with more lake mead started forming in the thirities but wasnt officially a national park until 1964 since then park officials have added some bells and whistles. if youre a certified you can scuba dive in various parts of the lake. we also talked with one of the park rangers here about the low lake levels theyve seen - and he says theyve had to make changes but you can still take part in water activities when you visit kevin turner, park ranger: opportunities are still pretty similar. you can still fish, swim, water ski,
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you just have to go a little further down the shore line to get to where the water is with this centennial - turner says its an opportunity for people to find their local parks and take advantage of the different recreational experiences they offer. this is the perfect time to do that because national parks across the country are free today through the 28th still to come-- a woman is accused of a terrible crime involving hot grease. we'll have that story next... plus, two men are out when it comes to the trial against the 19 accused in the bundy ranch standoff. how much prison time they could serve. and a little stop in the biggest little city. where hillary clinton went in reno this afternoon-- after a brutal speech
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disfiguring another woman-- by pouring hot grease all over her body. tanisha armstrong is accused in an attack that began as a nasty argument. it ended... and then began again 15 minutes later when police say armstrong's brother, mike williams, grabbed the woman, threw her to the ground and began stomping on her. an arrest report shows williams
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while armstrong poured boiling grease into her mouth, face, chest, arms and legs. her burns were so severe she spent more than a month in the hospital and even longer in rehab. two of the 19 defendants involved in the standoff over cliven bundy's bunkerville ranch entered guilty pleas today. 61-year-old gerald delemus and 36-year old blaine cooper pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit an offense against the united states. coop pleaded guilty to assault on a federal officer and delemus on a charge of interstate travel in aid of extortion. both will be sentenced in december. they could face up to 20 years in prison on the more serious charges. a stop for a cup of joe was on the agenda today for hillary clinton during her trip to reno. she sipped on coffee after delivering one of her strongest rebukes against her opponent yet. clinton said trump's campaign is built on prejudice and paranoia-- and quote "the last thing we need in the situation room is a loose cannon
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between fact and fiction, and who buys so easily into racially-tinged rumors." trump tweeted after her speech that she is the one who was "fear- mongering" and that she was "pandering to the worst instincts in our society." still on the hazy side with a few passing clouds over the las vegas valley thursday evening. winds will relax later tonight with overnight low temperatures in the upper 70s. after temperatures the past couple days, we're going into the weekend with highs in the 90s. some more moisture will be around friday and saturday, so we will have the chance of some afternoon and evening thunderstorms around southern nevada both days. the best chance will be east of the valley
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mountains. sunday will stay dry with high temperatures pushing 100 degrees again. skies will be mostly sunny on the first day of school for ccsd students. the forecast high temperature is 103 degrees. closed captioning will resume shortly ford recalling closed captioning will resume shortly still on the hazy side with a few passing clouds over the las vegas valley thursday evening. winds will relax
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temperatures in the upper 70s. after triple digit temperatures the past couple days, we're going into the weekend with highs in the 90s. some more moisture will be around friday and saturday, so we will have the chance of some afternoon and evening thunderstorms around southern nevada both days. the best chance will be east of the valley and over our local mountains. sunday will stay dry with high temperatures pushing 100 degrees again. skies will be mostly sunny on the first day of school for ccsd students. the forecast high temperature is 103 degrees. closed captioning
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ford recalling thousands of cars. we have the list. plus, more destination options when it comes to hitching a ride in a tesla. where the tesloop ride sharing service is expanding in
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ford has announced three different recalls... to fix more than 113- thousand vehicles. the first one-- affects 88- thousand vehicles...the car models are ford taurus... ford flex... lincoln m-k- s... and lincoln m- k-t. they were all made between 2013 and 2015.
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cars' fuel pump control modules could fail... causing the engine not to start or stall without warning... increasing the risk of a crash. also being recalled are about 25-hundred ford transits-- made between 2015 and 2016-- and 23- thousand of its 2017 ford escape suv's. tesla's ride sharing service is expanding its service in california-- making it possible to go beyond l-a. tesloop is launching service to and from the l-a and orange county areas. the ride-sharing service has been operating out of los angeles and las vegas for a couple years. for about 59- dollars you can go between the two.. although those prices fluctuate. you can book a seat online... and even choose whether you want the front seat or back. a trained "pilot" does all the work while you sit back, nap, snack or just enjoy the ride. and while you're on the go, you can find everything from fox5 on our mobile app. it's free to download in the app store. photographer anne geddes
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babies into flowers and butterflies. but this photographer is letting pop culture dictate her daughter's many looks. why one of the costumes involves... waffles. sean up next on more access! own a peice of a vegas headliner details on the superstar sale you don't want to miss! rachel plus, did our city come between jennifer lopez and casper smart new details on what cause the headliner to call it quits! sean and the quest for the las vegas raiders reaches its next step! tonight we reveal why a nfl team is closer to the endzone in our city! its all next at 6:30
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here's a look at some of the 'all
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fox5 news at ten. a man-- shot and injured in a summer robbery wanders away from his care facility... to be found hours later. why his mother says all of this could have been avoided. an american flag ripped from a henderson home. why the suspect says she did it. dressing up has never been more adorable... and one baby doesn't even know she's a star. that's because she's sleeping! new mom laura izumikawa uses daughter joey's nap time to play around in the costume department. the four month old has posed as stars like beyonce and cia... a sushi chef, pikachu and a mermaid. waffles in hand, she's even been dressed as eleven from "stranger things." the creative costumes continue thanks for joining us.. "more access" is
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access" -- we take you inside penn jillette's former compound. how you could own a piece of the headliner's history! if you want the front fow of penn jillette's home theater it's available! plus, the run for the las vegas raiders continues! a new clue on if the nfl team is closer to a touchdown in our city! then i wanna dance and love cause the split! new details on the break up between jennifer lopez and casper smart! and hollywood's top paid list is in! who went from rags to riches to top cash king your access to entertainment starts now! get more las vegas. more. more! i love to get more. when i'm in vegas i love to get more! (( bang! )) from the raiders to ronda rousey - we've got breaking details tonight about some of the biggest sports

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